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By R. N. Morris -
Eighteen-year-old Eve Cardew is found dead, a white feather on the ground near her body, another in her mouth. Hours before, she and ...Read Review
By Veera Hiranandani -
India/Pakistan, 1947. For her twelfth birthday, Nisha receives a diary. She decides to write in it every night, summarizing her day for her ...Read Review
By Colson Whitehead -
The incomparable Colson Whitehead follows his Pulitzer-Prize-winning The Underground Railroad with a tale that is much different and yet, sadly, much the same. ...Read Review
By Jing-Jing Lee -
Straddling two timelines and told from the perspective of two narrators, How We Disappeared is an evocative glimpse into Japanese-occupied Singapore during World ...Read Review
By E.R. Ramzipoor -
World War II was fought on many fronts. One of the most important battles concerned the Germans’ attempt, in spite of their campaign ...Read Review
By Amanda Lee Koe -
Delayed Rays of a Star features three women—the actresses Marlene Dietrich and Anna May Wong, and the filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl—who were ...Read Review
By Ed Ifkovic -
In the ninth and final volume in Ifkovic’s Edna Ferber mysteries, we join the acerbic writer in late 1950s Fairbanks, Alaska, where ...Read Review
By Lindsay Jayne Ashford -
We meet Lola in 1938 toward the end of the Spanish Civil War in the Alpujarra region of Andalusia, Spain. Lola is a part ...Read Review
By Karen Barnett -
It’s 1933 in Yellowstone National Park, and we follow Elsie Brookes, who is saving up for college to become a teacher, and Nate ...Read Review
By Alice Hoffman -
Magical realism combines with fairy tale in this story of young adults facing death and torture at the hands of the Nazis during ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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